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From "Aaron Mulder" <>
Subject Re: JarFileClassLoader
Date Thu, 04 May 2006 06:21:19 GMT
This sounds pretty nice.  I'm not sure I have the will to set up a
Geronimo environment on Windows to try it, but it would be really cool
if we avoided all the file locking problems caused by the jar handling
there.  :)


On 5/3/06, Dain Sundstrom <> wrote:
> I added a new optional class loader to 1.1 which should fix our file
> lock problem on Windows.  To enable the class loader use the
> following command line option:
>         -DXorg.apache.geronimo.NewClassLoader=true
> If the class loader actually solves the problem, and passes the TCK
> we can make it the default.
> If you are a Windows user, please try it out and report any remaining
> file lock problems.
> If you have some free time please take a look at the code.  This type
> of code needs lots of eyes on it.  The code is located at branches/
> 1.1/modules/kernel/src/java/org/apache/geronimo/kernel/classloader.
> I suggest you start with JarFileClassLoader, but the real file
> management code is in JarFileResourceFinder.
> -dain

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